Publication Date

8-9-2012

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid and full-text (click on Additional Files below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2500. Letter, 26 February [1862], from Vincent T. Trago, a Union soldier serving with an Ohio regiment, to Milton W. Griffith. Camped on the Barren River outside Bowling Green, Kentucky following its evacuation by the Confederates, Trago describes marching toward the town, being greeted by local women, Confederate positions in the region, and disciplinary action against the troops for misconduct.

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

SC 2500 TRAGO Vincent T typescript.doc (31 kB)
Letter from Vincent T. Trago to Milton W. Griffith